Heat wave continues; temperatures may drop by middle of next week

RIVERSIDE – Scorching heat is expected again today in Riverside County as the summer season officially gets underway. On Tuesday, the heat wave baking Southern California pushed the mercury to 122 degrees in Thermal, breaking a year-old record, according to the National Weather Service. Palm Springs also reached 122 degrees, tying the city’s record high […]

Interest group aims to educate Riverside County residents on airbag recall

RIVERSIDE – A coalition of politicians, police and community activists today urged Riverside County residents to check whether their vehicles’ airbags are under a nationwide recall that was implemented following several deadly deployments, including one involving a Corona woman. “As a lifelong resident of Riverside County, and in my capacity as a city council member, […]

Menifee retailer where Powerball jackpot was won presented with $1 million bonus check

Menifee retailer where Powerball jackpot was won presented with $1 million bonus check

California Lottery officials today presented the owners of Marietta Liquor and Deli in Menifee with a bonus check for selling a winning Powerball ticket. The winning ticket, sold for Saturday night’s draw, successfully matched all six numbers for a $447.8 million jackpot. The family-owned retailer, located in one of the oldest shopping centers in the […]

Menifee and Hemet Valley Medical Centers receive 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017

Menifee and Hemet Valley Medical Centers receive 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017

Menifee Valley Medical Center (MVMC) has received three Healthgrades awards for 2017. It was a 5-star recipient in Total Knee Replacement, Carotid Surgery, and Pacemaker Procedures. Hemet Valley Medical Center (HVMC) has received two 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017 for Hip Replacement and Hip Fracture Treatment. A 5-star rating indicates that both Menifee and Hemet […]

Supervisors approve general plan amendment initiation proceedings for Sun City parcel

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the initiation of proceedings for a general plan amendment to change the designation of a 39.09-acre Sun City parcel. The supervisors’ 3-0 vote, with Marion Ashley absent and one vacant seat, allows KGK Riverside Properties to initiate proceedings to change the general plan foundation component from Rural to […]

A flood warning remains in effect until 9:15 pm PST for Riverside and San Diego Counties

A flood warning remains in effect until 9:15 p.m. PST for most of San Diego County and far Southern Riverside County. At 5:55 PM PST, National Weather Service radar depicted widespread rain with heavier rainfall rates impacting San Diego County. Today 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen, locally 3 inches, and additional rainfall of 1 […]

Murrieta firefighters perform 2 swift water rescues, schools close as massive winter storm moves through the area

Murrieta firefighters perform 2 swift water rescues, schools close as massive winter storm moves through the area

Murrieta firefighters responded to two different swift water rescues Sunday, Jan. 22, according to officials.

Second storm expected to bring heavy downpours and mountain snow Friday

The second in a series of winter storms is expected to batter Riverside County today, bringing downpours, heavy mountain snow, possible flooding, potentially damaging winds and thunderstorms.

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